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  • Utility returns to green bond market, with benchmark issue

    15 April 2016

    A utility has returned to the green bond market, after pricing €1 billion ($1.1 billion) of notes, Environmental Finance has learned.

  • Hyundai launches dollar-denominated green bond

    08 March 2016

    South Korean car giant Hyundai has launched a 'use of proceeds' green bond to finance low-carbon vehicles.

  • CBI and WBCSD partner on corporate green bonds

    29 February 2016

    Two sustainable business and finance initiatives have joined forces in a bid to boost the corporate green bond market.

  • Apple's green bond triggers spate of enquiries from other corporates, says BAML

    24 February 2016

    Apple's green bond has prompted a flurry of enquiries from other corporate bond issuers interested in the market's potential, according to a leading underwriter.

  • Advanced Topics in Green Bonds: Rewards

    18 December 2015

    Green bonds offer a unique set of rewards to investors, argues Phillip Ludvigsen

  • Solar ABS: Securitising sunshine

    19 August 2015

    After recent issues from SolarCity and Sunrun, how much potential is there for solar asset-backed securitisations, asks Peter Cripps

  • Solar ABS set to remain at BBB level for time being, says S&P

    14 July 2015

    The credit ratings of solar securitisations are likely to be stuck at low investment grade, at least for the time being, according to Standard & Poor's (S&P).

  • $531.8bn of green bonds remain unlabelled, says research

    08 July 2015

    The green bond market would be $531.8 billion larger if all eligible bonds were labelled, according to the latest figures on the market.

  • Green bond comment: An encouraging quarter

    01 July 2015

    When Environmental Finance's small-but-dedicated team of green bond aficionados totted up all the green bond issues from the first quarter of 2015, the numbers were a little disappointing, says Peter Cripps.

  • US REIT in $500m 'milestone' green bond

    26 June 2015

    A US real estate firm has issued a green bond in what underwriters say is a "milestone" for the country's corporate market.